CEE Alumni Highlight:
Meet Dr. Lauren Ancel Meyers, RSI '90 Alumnus
Dr. Lauren Ancel Meyers is a Professor in the Section of Integrative Biology and the Director of the Division of Statistics and Scientific Computation at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a Research Science Institute’90 alumnus.
Lauren is a mathematical biologist who develops new computational methods for studying the spread and control of infectious diseases in humans and wildlife. She works with public health agencies throughout the world to develop effective surveillance and intervention strategies for infectious diseases including influenza, HIV, SARS, and meningitis.
Her research has been published in over 50 peer-reviewed publications and funded by research grants from National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the James S. McDonnell Foundation. In 2004, the MIT Technology Review named Lauren as one of the top 100 Global Innovators under age 35.
Dr. Meyers received her Ph.D. in Biology at Stanford University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Philosophy at Harvard University.
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